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  • Durham Dales Centre.

    A unique venue offering a range of attractions.
  • Tearoom.

    Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees & teas, & irresistible home baking.
  • Gardens.

    Enjoy the view of the 18th century gazebo.
  • Gift Shop & Speciality Crafts.

    Inspiring and varied range of gifts & crafts.
Dales Centre Tearoom


Homemade hot & cold meals, speciality coffees, teas & irresistible home baking.

Dales Centre Gift Shop

Gift Shop & Crafts.

An inspiring & varied range of gifts, jewellery, clothing & cards, along with speciality craft shops to browse.

Dales Centre Visitor Information

Tourist Information.

Knowledgable & friendly staff along with ordnance survey maps, walking & cycling books & local history & geography books.

Cottage Delight Taster weekends at the Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop.

Cottage Delight Taster weekends at the Durham Dales Centre Gift Shop.

Sat 18th and 19th November

We are going fruit and nut this weekend with tasters from a selection of Luxury Fruit and nut cakes from Cottage Delight. Don’t forget to pop in and try some!


Sat 25th and Sun 26th November

Splendid sweet treats to sample from Cottage Delight this weekend, why not call in and tempt your taste buds!


Sat 2nd and Sun 3rd December.

Sensational savoury sauces and chutneys from Cottage Delight to sample this weekend. Don’t miss the chance to try before you buy!


Sat 9th and Sun 10th December.

One for the Gin lovers! A wonderful chance to sample Cottage Delights range of Lemon Curd with Gin and Marmalade with Gin, yummy!


Sat 16th and Sun 17th December.

This weekend we have some great Pickles and Chutneys to sample from the Cottage Delight range. The perfect finishing touch to any Christmas cheese board.



Contact us.

  • Visit us.
    Durham Dales Centre
    Castle Gardens, Stanhope
    County Durham
    DL13 2FJ

    01388 527650
  • Email us.
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Opening Times.

    • Gift Shop: 1000-1600
    • Durham Dales Kitchen: 0900-1600

The retail units have their own opening times. Please check directly with the individual retailers.